Welcome to the cute and cuddly world of the Calico Critters! Here in Cloverleaf Corners, furry little families live in stunning townhouses, drive luxury cars, and work in shops, schools, and ice-cream parlors downtown. Rabbits, deer, mice, and more all live happily side by side in peaceful harmony.
These beautifully designed toys are great for boosting kids’ appreciation of family, friendship, community, animals, and the environment. Through interactive play with their fuzzy friends, kids can pick up timeless values and key creative and social skills—without even realizing it.
Calico Critters have been wildly popular for decades now. They are so many options that it can be hard to know where to begin. Here to help is our ultimate guide to the cutest critter families and the greatest vehicles and sets.
The Calico Critters Cozy Cottage is the perfect starter set for your little critters! This two-story cottage comes with Belle the Bunny (from the Hopscotch Rabbit family), a bed with bedding, a TV, a kitchen table, chairs, and cutlery. There’s also a kitchen counter and sink so Belle can clean up after her dinner parties, and a ladder for climbing up to the second floor. The floor itself is removable and converts into an adorable front yard. All in all, this superb set is packed full of features guaranteed to give years of creative play.
Meet Belle’s family with the Hopscotch Rabbit set! As with every character set, each individual comes with their own back story. Heidi is a high school gym teacher, and her husband Harlin is a sports reporter for the Cloverleaf Corners newspaper. Belle and Skip take after their parents. They’re both very active, and Belle even writes for her school newspaper. All four characters are fully posable and come with their own set of clothes. They have the softest velvety fur and the fluffiest little tails. You’d be hopping mad not to take them home!
What’s cuter than a Calico Critter? Why, a baby Calico Critter of course! This Baby Friends set makes a great gift and an ideal addition to any collection. Luke the Hazelnut Chipmunk is a budding artist with a passion for painting. Grace, from the Hopscotch Rabbit family, is a sociable little thing, very popular at her nursery school. Faith, from the Silk Cat family, just adores anything that shines or sparkles. They’re great friends and they love spending time together. Just think of the fun they’ll have as they grow up together!
There’s a rocking new family in town! The Pickleweeds are a musical bunch. Mum Heloise loves to sing. Harry is a little piano man, and his sister Haley plays a mean recorder and tambourine. Their dad Harold? Well, he just loves to listen! He runs the Cloverleaf Corners post office. This adorable set comes with mini combs and hairbrushes for taming their enormous spiky hairdos. If you’ve got a budding popstar in the house, they’ll be sure to love this charming character set.
Fancy a stroll in Cloverleaf Corners’ Community Park with the Calico Critters Carriage and Twins? Shannon Snow-Warren Rabbit likes to walk her twin baby bunnies Kerri and Connor in their beautiful vintage stroller. She has a pillow and a blanket to keep them warm, and a rattle and toy to keep them occupied. When it gets too hot for them, she can lift up the stroller’s ornate sun-shade. All in all, it’s another excellent option for any Calico fan.
Get the engine running on the Calico Critters School Bus! Flick the switch to open and close the bus doors and extend the stop sign. Don’t forget to wait till everyone’s all sitting down safely before you get rolling. There’s enough space for a driver and 6 passengers on this bright and beautiful school bus. Now, hurry aboard, little ones, or you’ll be late for class!
Become a MasterChef in your very own kitchen! The Calico Critters Kozy Kitchen Set has over 40 accessories, including a fridge, cooker, sink, kitchen table, and chairs. It also comes with everything you need to cook up a storm: crockery, cutlery, a chopping board, a mixing dish, scales, aprons, food, and much more. Perfectly sized for any Calico Critter character’s little paws, it’s a wonderful set for educational kitchen play. It’s cozy, cute, creative, and cool!
The Calico Critters Luxury Townhouse is a lovely, spacious dollhouse. It has four large rooms for you to decorate, not to mention its beautiful balcony and movable staircase. This gift set comes with two Calico Critters and over 50 pieces of furniture and accessories, including a bed set, a dining set, a piano, and two functioning lights. It makes a wonderful present for any youngster with a taste for luxury!
Who’s up for a road trip? Take both family and friends down Route 66 in this dazzling Seven Seater Vehicle. A dark blue beauty, it really rolls and has opening doors, removable car seats, baby chairs, and seatbelts. Plan your trip on the included map and guide book. Now, that just leaves one question: Where are we headed?
Enjoy a night on the tiles with the Calico Critters Deluxe Bathroom Set! This fantastic set features over 40 pieces including a luxurious bath, shower, sink, and toilet. Brush your teeth, wash your hair, and don’t forget to scrub between your toes. With sponges, bath toys, towels, and more, it has everything your critter family needs to get squeaky clean and ready to face the day!
Pack your bags, it’s time for school! The Calico Critters Country Tree School is a gorgeous toy schoolhouse with a forest full of fun features. Its spacious classroom is built into a tree, and student critters can climb the treetop tower or study outside in the gated patio. For students, there are 6 desks and chairs, and the teacher has a lectern, whiteboard, and blackboard. There are tons of accessories too, including a clock, schoolbooks, a telescope, and a globe. All in all, it’s perfect for practicing classroom behavior, reviewing real life lessons, and pure roleplaying fun.
Say g’day to the Hopper Kangaroo Family! Sandy is a proud stay-at-home Mom who loves to bake. Her husband Richie is a sports fanatic who works as a reporter for the local newspaper. Isabella is a gymnastics superstar at school, and she loves spending time with her baby sister Katie, whose favorite pastime is falling asleep and having pleasant dreams. A beautiful bunch, these cute characters are sure to make your little critters jump for joy!
Feature image courtesy of Flickr, dolbinator1000.
Source: Fractus Learning